Researchers modulate the activity of potential therapeutic target for triple-negative breast cancer
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 The importance of early cancer screeningThe importance of early cancer screening
 
In this interview, Thomas Qiu, Senior Product Manager from BGI Genomics, talks to NewsMedical about current global cancer rates, and the importance of early cancer screening.
 
 
 Researchers modulate the activity of potential therapeutic target for triple-negative breast cancerResearchers modulate the activity of potential therapeutic target for triple-negative breast cancer
 
Less than 20% of diagnosed breast cancers are designated "triple-negative," lacking three types of receptors often found in other breast cancer types.
 
   Antibody responses engendered by maternal SARS-CoV-2 vaccination following initial and booster doses in maternal circulation and breastmilkAntibody responses engendered by maternal SARS-CoV-2 vaccination following initial and booster doses in maternal circulation and breastmilk
 
Researchers investigated passive immunization of the fetus and neonates by evaluating the antibody responses elicited by primary and booster doses of maternal SARS-CoV-2 vaccination.
 
   AI could make doctors’ work simpler, faster, and more preciseAI could make doctors’ work simpler, faster, and more precise
 
One in nine women in the developed world will be diagnosed with breast cancer at some point in her life. The prevalence of breast cancer is increasing, an effect caused in part by the modern lifestyle and increased lifespans.
 
   Vaccination against pertussis in pregnancy and outstanding scientific questionsVaccination against pertussis in pregnancy and outstanding scientific questions
 
A recent paper published in Vaccines summarized the data presented and the discussions in the meeting regarding pertussis vaccination in pregnancy (ViP).
 
 Prenatal intervention benefits mothers' mental health up to eight years later
 
Prenatal intervention benefits mothers' mental health up to eight years laterA low-cost, prenatal intervention benefits mothers' mental health up to eight years later, a new UC San Francisco study finds.
 
 
 Pregnant people can safely take Paxlovid to reduce the possibility of severe COVID-19, study shows
 
Pregnant people can safely take Paxlovid to reduce the possibility of severe COVID-19, study showsFindings from a Johns Hopkins Medicine research study published today in JAMA Network Open provide strong evidence that people who are pregnant and have been infected with SARS-CoV-2 (the virus that causes COVID-19) can safely take the antiviral drug Paxlovid to reduce the possibility of severe disease.
 
 
 One in five women likely to forgo additional testing after abnormal mammogram
 
One in five women likely to forgo additional testing after abnormal mammogramOne in five women is likely to forgo additional testing after an abnormal finding on a screening mammogram if there is a deductible, according to a new study presented today at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America.
 
 
 Impact of an individually tailored educational application on vaccine attitudes of pregnant women and mothers
 
Impact of an individually tailored educational application on vaccine attitudes of pregnant women and mothersResearchers evaluated the impact of MomsTalkShots, a personalized application, on maternal attitudes toward vaccinations.
 
 
 New machine learning fusion model for better diagnosis of ovarian lesions
 
New machine learning fusion model for better diagnosis of ovarian lesionsAlthough ovarian cancer is the deadliest type of cancer for women, only about 20% of cases are found at an early stage, as there are no real screening tests for them and few symptoms to prompt them.
 
 
 New initiative improves the timeliness of treatment for pregnancy-related hypertension
 
New initiative improves the timeliness of treatment for pregnancy-related hypertensionAn initiative developed by Cedars-Sinai investigators improves the timeliness of treatment for women with severe pregnancy-related hypertension, one of the leading causes of pregnancy-related death.
 
 
 Study explores practical pathways to motherhood in women with oncogene-driven lung cancer
 
Study explores practical pathways to motherhood in women with oncogene-driven lung cancerNew research from the University of Colorado (CU) Cancer Center highlights the need for additional data collection for women hoping to have successful pregnancies while undergoing treatment for lung cancer.
 
 
 Anaplastic large-cell lymphoma risk after reconstructive surgery is extremely low, study finds
 
Anaplastic large-cell lymphoma risk after reconstructive surgery is extremely low, study findsThe incidence of a rare cancer, anaplastic large-cell lymphoma (ALCL), has surged in recent years, possibly because of the growing use of textured breast implants.
 
 
 Maternal stress during pregnancy linked to accelerated cell aging of white children, not Black kids
 
Maternal stress during pregnancy linked to accelerated cell aging of white children, not Black kidsDoes stress during pregnancy impact children's cell aging, and does race matter? The answer is yes, according to a new UC San Francisco study published Dec. 2 in Psychological Medicine.
 
 
 Importance of localizing BRCA gene mutations for ovarian cancer treatment
 
Importance of localizing BRCA gene mutations for ovarian cancer treatmentMutations in the BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes, which are inherited by 1 in 400 and 1 in 800 persons, respectively, elevate the risk of various malignancies such as ovarian, breast, pancreatic, and prostate cancer considerably.